Section 22 - Municipal Fire Department

Section 22.01 - Municipal Fire Chief
Section 22.02 - Municipal Fire Equipment
Section 22.03 - Assistant Fire Chief
Section 22.04 - Outside Calls (Mutual Aid)

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Section 22.01 Municipal Fire Chief
 

The head of the Veazie Municipal Fire Department shall be the Municipal Fire chief who shall be appointed by the Town Manager subject to confirmation by the Town Council.

The powers and duties of the Veazie Municipal Fire Chief shall be as provided in 30-A M.R.S.A. § 3153 as amended, except as provided in Exhibit I, attached to the Veazie Personnel Ordinance.


Section 22.02 Municipal Fire Equipment
 

Each Municipal Fire Chief shall be responsible for all fire equipment owned by the Town of Veazie. The Municipal Fire Chief shall maintain and sign an inventory of municipal equipment and be responsible for the maintenance and care of said equipment and inventory.


Section 22.03 Assistant Fire Chief
 

The second ranking officer in the Veazie Municipal Fire Department shall be the Assistant Fire Chief who shall be appointed by the Town Manager. The Assistant Fire Chief shall act as Chief in the absence of the Municipal Fire Chief.

The duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Fire Chief shall be as provided in Exhibit J attached to the Veazie Personnel Ordinance.


Section 22.04 Outside Calls (Mutual Aid)
 

The Town Manager, upon recommendation of the Fire Chief, after review by the Town attorney, and approved by the Town Council, shall be empowered to enter into a written Mutual Aid Agreement with neighboring communities which provides reciprocal emergency firefighting assistance.